Working with Older People: Volume 17 Issue 3

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Toward an age-friendly city: the constraints preventing the elderly's participation in community programs in Akita city

Yoshihiko Kadoya

The inclusion of the elderly in community life is a major factor in achieving an age-friendly city. However, there has been little research investigating the constraints…

Valuing older workers in the voluntary sector

Nick Wilson

This paper reports on research into the employment of older workers, paid and unpaid, in the voluntary sector. It draws on six case studies which were the research focus. The…

On-line information and registration with services: patterns of support for carers in England

Jill Manthorpe, Jo Moriarty, Michelle Cornes, Shereen Hussein, Daniel Lombard

– The paper aims to ascertain how local authorities and other services are responding to central government strategies to make support for family carers a priority.

“Make Every Moment Count” in care for older people

Edith A. Macintosh

– The purpose of this paper is to highlight the importance of Make Every Moment Count (MEMC) and explain the development of it.


The undercurrent of grief and loss in care homes

Andy Bradley

The paper was written to highlight the common experience of older people in care homes who are often left to deal with loss and grief without the explicit emotional validation…

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